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The company that has long prided itself as a purveyor of upscale, feature-loaded products says it needs to sell more mid-tier and affordable smartphones after losing out in 2013.
Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Yahoo-owned Tumblr were on the roster of backers of an online protest called “The Day We Fight Back.”
The shock news comes a week after Moody’s downgraded its credit rating on Sony to junk
Ministry signs 28 protocols and agreements with more than 30 ministries and 16 governmental bodies, says Atef Helmy
Beni Suef factory exports approximately 20% of the total production of monitors
A growing number of naysayers warn that Twitter’s stock is greatly overpriced, and that even mediocre inaugural results could deflate its soaring valuation, now several times that of its closest social media peer, Facebook Inc.
Three Egyptian ministries cooperate to develop fish resources using the latest technology.
The moves come with Microsoft losing ground to rivals like Apple and Google amid a shift away from the traditional personal computer to mobile devices and cloud services.
The state commission sent a letter to TIDA stating that it had received complaints about work on a ‘Google Barge’ and, after investigating, determined that no permits were issued to use the pier for that or any other project.
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology says Egypt took a “fairly late place” among countries MENA region
A team of chemists claims their “water-jet” technology allows each page to be reprinted dozens of times — a money- and tree-saving option in a digital world that still relies heavily on hard copy.
Google’s website on Monday showed off a new selection of four different frames, in styles including “Bold” and “Curve”, available for $225 each, and a couple of different sunglass shades for $150 each.
Samsung said in a statement Monday that its agreement with US Internet search giant Google will cover the firms’ existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years.
Samsung took 29.6% of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter, ahead of Apple’s 17.6%, as strong low-end market growth led by Chinese vendors continued to shake up the smartphone industry, the data showed.
AFP – The US government and leading Internet companies agreed Monday to a compromise allowing companies to make public how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations. The Justice Department announced the deal with Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Yahoo Inc., Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. Other companies …
More than 50% of the users lose all their personal data
The 3-day event will gather gaming professionals, hobbyists and enthusiasts
Fifteen new data centers will be opened to bring the total IBM network to 40, the company said.
In third place was “12345678,” unchanged from 2012, while “qwerty” and “abc123” came in fourth and fifth — and “iloveyou” climbed two spots to number nine.
Candy Crush Saga was the top downloaded free app for 2013, and the year’s top revenue grossing app.
Reuters – A US cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been linked to cyber attacks for alleged economic – rather than political – gains. According to the firm, CrowdStrike, the victims of the previously unreported cyber …
Under the roadmap, a trial 5G service will be rolled out in 2017 and a fully commercial service in December 2020.
The first round will benefit 1,125 trainees and cost EGP 18bn
Mayer has made improving Yahoo’s popularity on smartphones and tablets a priority as the faded Internet search pioneer is re-invented.
The three mobile companies pay nearly EGP 1.5bn annually to the NTRA in return for licences granted, in addition to the 1% of total revenues paid to support the Information Technology Industry Development Agency, or “ITIDA”.
In fact, new research from IDC Government Insights finds that overall IT security spending by the US Federal government will rise from $5.9bn in 2012 to over $7.3bn in 2017.
Domination of social networking sites illustrated in Y2D report
Facebook profiles or posts set to “private” by users will not be searchable.
Deloitte’s annual technology predictions report published shows that in the UK at least one of the world’s most mature mobile markets the number of text messages sent over the course of 2013 fell by some 7 billion to 145 billion messages.
Some African countries are seeking cooperation with Egypt in [the field of smart meters], including Tanzania and Nigeria